A slightly different take on being PTSD from mindus101
I have associated PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) with war veterans whose lives are disrupted by horrendous memories of war, or with people who have suffered equally disturbing violations like rape, shooting sprees, natural disasters, devastating accidents, physical abuse, among other traumatic experiences.
Although I have my share of undesired memories of experiences, I truly did not expect to be diagnosed, as I recently did, as having PTSD.
PTSD is defined as a “disruption in the systematic functioning of the body due to mental or emotional strain following a deeply disturbing or traumatic experience”.
Back in October of last year I found myself “back on the couch”, feeling somewhat defeated but determined to “figure out” why, after “all the work” I have done on healing, I still found myself, at times, feeling stuck and overwhelmed by bouts of anxiety and depression.
This was my first visit with Dr. Davis, although…
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